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104961 - Technical Project Lead - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 9/10/2019
Job Reference: 104961
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Technical Project Lead - Galway - 104961
Technical Project Lead
Our client, a fintech company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Technical Project Lead for their site.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead cross functional team initiatives to continuously refine technical processes for improved reliability, repeatability and security.
  • Provide leadership / guidance to identify system improvement efforts that increase application stability.
  • Collaborate with broader organization to identify opportunities and solve operational problems using innovative tools/processes.
  • Promote continuous improvement to maximize organizational productivity
  • Leverage technical experience and metrics to influence the implementation of identified improvements.
  • Plan, collaborate, and coordinate with technology and business teams to improve service levels and lower costs.
  • Advise team on operational values, practices and processes
  • Promote a DevOps culture, including building relationships with other technical and business teams.
  • Self-motivated and able to lead/drive things independently with the willingness to learn and implement new technologies as needed

Essential Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
  • 4-7 years’ experience in Application Development or Maintenance
  • Background in using application performance monitoring tools (such as AppDynamics or Splunk) to identify recurring patterns of reliability and performance issues and provide proactive tuning recommendations for fixing them
  • Experience working in an Agile Development environment and using Agile practices, such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience with any relational database management system (SQL Server, DB2, Oracle) and ability to analyze operational data.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and background
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills and international cultural awareness

Preferred Experience
  • Cybersecurity experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate and openly communicate cross-functionally, particularly with development teams
  • Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Containers
  • Experience in Scripting languages
  • Working knowledge of the ITIL framework & Lean Six Sigma
  • Working knowledge of DevOps principles
  • Experience working with offshore teams and vendor partner
  • Service Now and Jira Experience
  • Finance/Insurance industry experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English/Japanese), is a plus

For further information on this Technical Project Lead role in Galway please contact Karl on 086 1070950 /

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